Searching For Bobby Fischer (1993) – Imprint Collection #249
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30 August 2023
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Every journey begins with a single move.
Josh Waitzkin is a typical seven-year-old who happens to be a chess prodigy. His father, a sportswriter, is determined to see his son become a champion. Searching for Bobby Fischer is about their heartwarming journey of discovery, as a father and son learn the one thing neither can afford to lose: their love for each other.
This is the worldwide Blu-ray debut for this biographical drama based on the life of prodigy chess player Joshua Waitzkin, and the book of the same name by his father Fred Waitzkin.
With an all-star cast including Joe Mantegna, Laurence Fishburne, Joan Allen, Max Pomeranc, Ben Kingsley and William H. Macy, and directed by the Academy Award winning writer of Schindler’s List, Moneyball and The Irishman – Steven Zaillian.
Nominated for an Academy Award for Cinematography, Searching For Bobby Fischer boasts a 100% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes.
1500 copies only.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 1080P High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K scan
- NEW Audio Commentary by film historian Scott Harrison (2023)
- NEW Maybe It’s Better Not To Win: Scoring ‘Searching For Bobby Fischer’ – featurette (2023)
- Archival Interview with Director Steven Zaillian & chess author Bruce Pandolfini
- Archival Interviews with actors Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne
- Archival Interview with actor & prodigy chess player Max Pomeranc & Josh Waitzkin
- Theatrical Trailer
- Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
- Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
- Optional English Subtitles
- Limited Edition slipcase on the first 1500 copies with unique artwork